A special treatment is provided to programmers for venues, festivals or any kind of cultural events.
A range of professional gatherings and meetings are organised beside the shows.
Getting to Auch
We provide a special shuttle service between Auch and Toulouse (airport and train station) or Agen (airport and train station).
On Arrival at Auch
In Auch, go and collect your badge, tickets and all the necessary practical information from the programmers' desk at CIRC.
Hotels, holiday cottages, bed and breakfasts… There are many possibilities either in Auch or its surroundings.
If you do not find anything suitable, homestay accommodations are also available : you can ask for it by mail.
Access to shows
CIRCa does not issue professional accreditations with free and unlimited access to the shows.
As a programmer, you benefit from a unique price: 9€/show, 7€/circus schools shows. This unique price rate is limited to 1 programmer per organisation. The first person coming with you (a professional of the same organisation or a relative) benefit from a concession price (discount).
The others professionals of the same organisation and the relatives do not benefit from preferential rate (except if suitable: students, - 21-years-old, etc).
Presentations of Circus Arts Future Productions – with Artcena (National Information Centre for Street Arts and Circus Arts)
These meetings are pitching sessions. In each session, a dozen circus companies based in France or abroad have each a 10 minute slot to present their future creation and their production needs in terms of partnerships, residencies, co-productions, pre-bookings, etc.
Participating Companies should be accompanied by a partner who will be asked to explain the reasons of his support.
Tuesday 24, wednesday 25 and thursday 26 october - from 10:00 pm to 12:30 pm - at Ciné 32
Free access, no registration.
Presentations of artistic projects – with Spotlight UK Circus
This meeting is a pitching session : seven british companies will present their creation in progress or available on tour. They will announce their production needs in terms of partnerships, residencies, co-productions, pre-bookings, etc. In a second part, companies and promoters will be invited to chat around a cup of tea and biscuits made in UK.
Spotlight UK Circus is a showcase of the best british contemporary circus companies. This project is led by Crying Out Loud and NoFit State with the support of Arts Council’s International Showcasing Fund.
List of companies :
- José Triguero & Gemma Palomar, Cul de Sac
- Mimbre, The Exploded Circus
- Levantes Dance Theatre, The Band
- Upswing, The Ramshackle House
- Extraodinary Bodies, What Am I Worth?
- Scarabeus, Depths of My Mind
- Max Calaf Seve, Nalukatak
For more informations, click here.
Monday 23rd of October - from 10:00 pm to 12:30 pm - at Ciné 32
Free access, no registration.
Meetings with the artists
Every day at 6:00 pm, get a chance to ask your questions directly to the artists taking part in the Festival.
> MON 23 OCT : Cie H.M.G. + Un Loup pour l’Homme
> TUE 24 OCT : Collectif AOC + Cie Samuel Mathieu
> WED 25 OCT : Gaël Santisteva + L’Envolée Cirque
> THU 26 OCT : Cie L’Oublié(e)-Raphaëlle Boitel + Cie Quotidienne
> FRI 27 OCT : Le Troisième Cirque + Cridacompany + Le GdRA
> SAT 28 OCT : Cie duPoivreRose + Cheptel Aleïkoum
Syndicat National des Scènes Publiques*
> Saturday 21 october - from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm - Ciné 32, meeting room
Territoires de Cirque*
> Tuesday 24 october from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - CCI, room "Laborde"
Jeunes Talents Cirque Europe / Circus Next*
> Tuesday 24 october from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - CCI, room "Daguin"
Fresh Circus / Circostrada*
> Wednesday 25 october from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Tourist Office
Syndicat des Cirques et Compagnies de Création*
> Thursday 26 october from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm - St Exupéry School
* The organizations leading these meetings apply their own access conditions (members only or not, with or without registration).